A Massive Faux Staircase Punctuates A Glass-Sided Home Before Flowing into an Outdoor Garden

The design team at Nendo knew they’d need a way to connect the three generations—and eight cats—living inside a newly constructed home in the Shinjuku area of Tokyo, so they created an enormous staircase. Spanning from the outdoor garden to the third floor, the steel-and-concrete structure isn’t designed for climbing between floors but does serve as a multi-level garden area and space for the cats to lounge.

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Can Web Designers Save the World?

I know this might seem like an odd question to ask. After all, it’s not like we’re living in a villain-filled Gotham City in need of saving.

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When it comes to asking the question, “Can web designers save the world?”, I look at it like this:

Superheroes don’t exist in real life, so there’s no way that one single person on this planet is going to “save” the world — web designer or otherwise.

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From Adobe to MoMA: 11 COVID-19 Resources to Support Designers

These are stressful times—though at times, “stressful” can feel a bit like a word that barely begins to scratch the surface of the situation. Luckily, some companies and organizations are stepping up to turn the pressure down where they can. 

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MoMA Terminates All Museum Educator Contracts

Exterior view of The Museum of Modern Art, 53rd Street Entrance Canopy (photo by Iwan Baan, courtesy of MoMA)

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has terminated all contracts with its freelance educators, according to an email from education department heads sent on Monday afternoon.

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